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e reat from Within

ByProtecting the Indefensible from the Indeterminate

Before 9/11, Australia had been o the radar of large-scale terror activities. Separated from the rest of the Western world by four oceans and between 13 and 27 hours of ying time, Australia had previously enjoyed a fair amount of security in its isolation. Its location within the Pacic Rim followed by its empathy and compliance with the United States and Great Britain has increased its vulnerability in the region.